Frozen shrimp products recalled after Salmonella outbreak

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(WTAJ)–An outbreak of salmonella in multiple states that is linked to the consumption of frozen shrimp manufactured by Avanti Frozen Foods of India is under investigation by the FDA and CDC.

The new frozen shrimp recall pertains to frozen cooked shrimp product that was imported to the U.S. between November 2020 to May 2021. Avanti Frozen Foods of India had a previous recall of frozen shrimp products that were imported from late December 2020 to February 2021.

Cases have been reported since July 21, with at least one person becoming ill from consumed shrimp that was not part of the previous recall according to the FDA. Avanti Frozen Foods of India then expanded the recall to include more frozen shrimp products on Aug. 13.

The FDA recommends that consumers, restaurants and retailers should not eat or serve these frozen shrimp products from the expanded recall:

  • Big River
  • 365
  • Ahold
  • Censea
  • Cos
  • CWNO Brand
  • First Street
  • Nature’s Promise
  • Harbor Banks
  • Hos
  • Meijer
  • Sandbar
  • Sea Cove
  • Waterfront Bistro
  • Wellsley Farms
  • WFNO Brands
  • Food Lion
  • Hanna Ford

Below is the entire list of the recalled shrimp according to the FDA’s website.

In total so far there are nine illnesses linked to frozen shrimp products with three people being hospitalized. Four people from Nevada, two people from Arizona, two people from Michigan and one person from Rhode Island have been affected by the frozen shrimp.

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